{Free} Little House in BrookfieldAuthor Maria D. Wilkes – Avengersinfinitywarfullmovie.de

I read this when I was younger and read it again this year and I thought it was pretty cute Apparently this was one of my favorite books ten years ago I seem to have started it so much that the first two chapters are falling out of the book I can see why my seven year old self might have liked it It s basically Little House on the Prairie before Little House on the Prairie but written after It had a protagonist basically the same age I was, and it s a fun read.But reading it after the Charlotte series was different Young Charlotte and young Caroline are basically the same Maybe w Apparently this was one of my favorite books ten years ago I seem to have started it so much that the first two chapters are falling out of the book I can see why my seven year old self might have liked it It s basically Little House on the Prairie before Little House on the Prairie but written after It had a protagonist basically the same age I was, and it s a fun read.But reading it after the Charlotte series was different Young Charlotte and young Caroline are basically the same Maybe we can attribute their sameness to an author shift, but still Also, what happened to Mother Charlotte I know she wouldn t be the same kind of mother as Martha, and her husband has died, but still She talks like a Quaker at times and always quotes Bible verses Not that I have anything wrong with that, but she didn t seem as if she grew up like that Also, it s never clearly stated that the book takes place in Wisconsin, at least not for a long time But on to the positives This book does have great historical detail, and the characterization in this book is great I love how Caroline is concerned with not getting her clothes dirty, and I love how she stands up for Martha Henry O is awesome, and I love how the children, especially Joseph, all look out for their mother I think I ll enjoy this series once I get over the author change shock By the way, is Caroline pronounced Caroline or Carolyn Also, I love the blue on this cover PS Because the books are getting longer and comparatively harder, I probably won t be able to finish them as fast Excuse me while I go and cry in a corner Caroline Quiner s father died about the time she turned five, and this begins towards the end of their first year without him I recognized parts of this book, making me wonder if perhaps I read this one already I remember laundry day the best Thank goodness for wash machines And running water All that modern stuff I take back all I said about going back in time Doctor, if you were planning on stopping at my house, I m going to have to put a leash Excuse me while I go and cry in a corner Caroline Quiner s father died about the time she turned five, and this begins towards the end of their first year without him I recognized parts of this book, making me wonder if perhaps I read this one already I remember laundry day the best Thank goodness for wash machines And running water All that modern stuff I take back all I said about going back in time Doctor, if you were planning on stopping at my house, I m going to have to put a leash on you so you don t leave me in the past And I ll kick weeping angel butt if I get sent back beheads weeping angel statues Melissa Wiley is no longer writing, so it took a tad bit of time to get into the story I m excited to read the rest because this is the first series where we get to see the blossoming romance Ah Reading THIS one, I wanted to know everything about what brought Charlotte and Henry Quiner into their meeting How did Charlotte get to Wisconsin and why I totally get how Martha Morse might probably have run away to Boston for Lewis Tucker, but why did Charlotte end up in Wisconsin I felt dreadful for the Quiners There was no safety net back then for a widow Dude Charlotte was completely blessed to have a passel of children to assist her with daily tasks and her mother in law to help with the baby Of course, in the event that she wouldn t have had children to keep her tied to Wisconsin, she might have sold the farm and gone back to Boston changing the course of her family s future But, she had kids She had kind neighbors and credit That s super important and her family She was tough Even the Caroline noticed how poorly off they were There are moments where the lack of enough to eat was mentioned hungry bellies, unsatisfying food They had to do without a lot Charlotte took in sewing to earn money They sold ashes used to make candles and pelts to make extra money You can only get so much without paying for it However, they weren t so badly off that they had to farm out the kids None of them died of starvation Planning to do some extra research again I mapped out where Brookfield is swallowed up by Milwaukee, basically and Roxbury Being that Laura started writing when her mother s family was still alive, we haveinformation about Caroline than the rest Of course, by the time Caroline was born, recordkeeping was much, much better than when Charlotte was born and scads better than whatever Scotland was doing when Martha was born of course, if she eloped and her family scratched her out of the records, I can understand why she s impossible to trace That s scandalous behavior for you, gettin your name burned out of the family tree since Cain killed Abel Family trees are 95% bullshit anyway especially with those Ellis Island clerks and the Hitlers all changing their names My mother s cousin is finding it ridiculously difficult to track women in our family tree because of that pesky wedding name change thing I ll just continue claiming to be related to Good King Wenceslas and call it good Who cares if it s a lie ahem 3.5 rounded up to 4 I still don t feel talked down to, it just wasn t fireworks and woooooooo It was kind of a Debbie Downer Seriously But, these folks stayed mostly cheerful, even if it was fictitious I would have done the exact same thing if I was in Martha s shoes Er You ll know if you read This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This is the first book in the Caroline Year s series They are based around Caroline Quiner the little girl that grows up to be Laura Ingalls ma This book starts out with five year old Caroline and her family in their frame house in Brookfield, Wisconsin a year after their father, Henry Quiner, was lost at sea These books are based on letters that Laura and her aunt Martha Quiner Carpenter exchanged about Martha and Caroline s life when they were young I have always loved the Little House bo This is the first book in the Caroline Year s series They are based around Caroline Quiner the little girl that grows up to be Laura Ingalls ma This book starts out with five year old Caroline and her family in their frame house in Brookfield, Wisconsin a year after their father, Henry Quiner, was lost at sea These books are based on letters that Laura and her aunt Martha Quiner Carpenter exchanged about Martha and Caroline s life when they were young I have always loved the Little House books and when I found out that not only was there a series for Rose Wilder people had also written a series for Caroline, Charlotte, and Martha So I went right out and bought the ones I could get my hands on The Caroline year s are definitely my favorite, not sure exactly why but they are This book talks about all the trials and tribulations that this family goes through after their father goes missing It also shows how little things really make a difference and all though they didn t have a lot they had enough and they had each other These books always make me wish I could have lived back then Even though they didn t have indoor plumbing and really no luxuries whatsoever Caroline is such a sweet and inquisitive kid and she really thinks about how what she does is going to affect those she loves This book also spends a bit of time in the winter, which in Wisconsin is pretty harsh There is an early frost which causes problems because they didn t have any of their garden picked yet But they make what they have last and get a few food surprises along the way I wish the world was a bitlike this because no one really helps each other out with no thought for themselves the way they did in this time period I grew up reading the Little House On The Prairie books, featuring Laura Ingalls and her sisters and parents These books were originally my mum s and have been well read over the years I also watched and enjoyed the TV show throughout the years, but I never knew there werebooks, until recently Of course, the books are written by different authors, while still trying to hold onto the original magical quality of the Laura Ingalls Wilder stories I managed to find this book quite easily, a I grew up reading the Little House On The Prairie books, featuring Laura Ingalls and her sisters and parents These books were originally my mum s and have been well read over the years I also watched and enjoyed the TV show throughout the years, but I never knew there werebooks, until recently Of course, the books are written by different authors, while still trying to hold onto the original magical quality of the Laura Ingalls Wilder stories I managed to find this book quite easily, although the others in the series were slightlydifficult, andexpensive This first book is abridged, so it is slightly shorter than the other books for example, this is 110 pages, with a preview to the next book, a recipe, song and what was happening of significance elsewhere in the world while Caroline was growing up In comparison, the second book is 343 pages I haven t read the original stories for some time now, but the Caroline described here Laura s mother is different to how she s pictured in the TV show She s described as having a long brown braid as you can see from the cover , whereas the TV show, the young Caroline seen in flashbacks was shown with very white blonde hair, quite close to the older Caroline played by Karen Grassle I enjoyed this book, even though it only took me an hour to read, it s over before it really has a chance to get going It sticks pretty closely to the same kind of formula that Laura Ingalls Wilder stuck to, and it was showing a happy family life, but also showing the harder times, such as the first frost, the cold winters, little or no money, hand me down clothes and the first day of school While I look back on stories from my childhood, such as the Little House On The Prairie Anne Of Green Gables Narnia, they have a certain magical quality that has never quite translated to re reading as an adult However, I think if you have loved the books as a child, you can retain some of the old feeling from your childhood While I don t think these books will ever capture the original, they come pretty close and it will be quite enjoyable to find outabout Caroline growing up and meeting Charles, hopefully taking us up to the beginning of Little House In The Big Woods My partner and I started watching Little House on the Prairie during the long, slow night shift at work I was in the mood for something light, and this seemed appropriate What a great book It had all the flavor of classic Little House but the writing was better smoother, and downright eloquent in places It was still obviously targeted toward a younger audience, but it was still a pleasure to read and enjoyable for an adult Caroline and her family were delightful. I didn t feel like there were enough Charlotte books so the fact that this first in the Caroline years focuses on a 5 year old Caroline is goodand it maintains the Little House feel I do wonder though as to when and why Charlotte moved to Wisconsin Was it with her parents and family Did she move after she and her husband Henry Quiner were married some of these questions are answered later.Caroline has two older brother Joseph and Henry an older sister Martha, younger sister Eliza, a I didn t feel like there were enough Charlotte books so the fact that this first in the Caroline years focuses on a 5 year old Caroline is goodand it maintains the Little House feel I do wonder though as to when and why Charlotte moved to Wisconsin Was it with her parents and family Did she move after she and her husband Henry Quiner were married some of these questions are answered later.Caroline has two older brother Joseph and Henry an older sister Martha, younger sister Eliza, and younger brother the baby Thomas Her father has been lost at sea for over a year and the family is suffering Yet it s nice to see that Charlotte isn t shunned for being a widow Her mother in law Grandma Quiner lives with the family I love that old time family dynamic it s unfortunate we don t have that often these days in the U.S and shopkeepers take her business.Plus, the Carpenters the father, Ben, in particular , are wonderful friends and make me smile.I like that Martha, not Caroline, is the tomboy I was getting a little tired of having the direct maternal descendants of Laura to be very much like her.Like Caroline, corn is my favorite vegetable It makes me want a small crop Yet we see how farmers both then or now truly depend on the weather It makes me appreciate the farmers in my area muchDriving your duck to the wrong pond is an interesting phrase.It s interested to see the details of how clothes were washed, particularly after reading of the washing of clothes in the Martha Morse years.The stagecoach is a great reminder of life in different areas of the U.S as technology and industry slowly made its way west.The Such a Treat chapter made me tear up.I find it amazing that the children would have time to walk almost three miles to and from school at dinner time And it s weird that there weren t assigned seating areas for different level learners Even Charlotte had had that I remember vaguely reading Little House on the Prairie books and I grew up an actual Little House on the Prairie but I never knew there was a series that introduced ma Ingalls to us So this is the book that starts the story about Carolyn and actually Charles is also introduced in this book.I was looking for an easy read because of everything going on in the world my mind is not on reading a deep heavy book a lot of the books I have are sad and that didn t appeal to me either so I really enjoyed I remember vaguely reading Little House on the Prairie books and I grew up an actual Little House on the Prairie but I never knew there was a series that introduced ma Ingalls to us So this is the book that starts the story about Carolyn and actually Charles is also introduced in this book.I was looking for an easy read because of everything going on in the world my mind is not on reading a deep heavy book a lot of the books I have are sad and that didn t appeal to me either so I really enjoyed this book to see how it all began Spirit of the Western Frontier Meet Caroline Quiner, the little girl who would grow up to be Laura Ingalls Wilder s motherLittle House in Brookfield marks the launch of an on going series about the adventures of Caroline Quiner, who would grow up to be Ma Ingalls in the Little House books Written in the classic tradition of the Little House and the Rocky Ridge books, and based on diaries, letters, and other historical papers, these books offer a glimpse into America s adventurous past, as seen through the eyes of another girl from America s beloved frontier family Like all the books in this series, Little House in Brookfield provides a short, sweet glance at what life may have been like for one of Laura Ingalls Wilder s ancestors in this case her mother Caroline Caroline s life was full of heart break Her father died at see when she was young Yet this book isn t depressing or tragic It is written as the family begins to heal and is full of hope It is a lovely glimpse at what this well loved woman may have been like as a child.